John Wells http://kpcw.org en Mountain Summer - July 18, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/mountain-summer-july-18-2014 <p>Meisha Lawson joined John Wells for another edition of Mountain Summer, including a visit from Greg West of Utah Olympic Park. He dropped by to talk about Western Day on Saturday (7/19). Travis English from Summit County dropped by with Paige Lindsay, Miss Summit County -2013. They talked about the fair coming up in the next few weeks. Laurie Backus, a park ranger at Jordanelle also joined the show to talk about Fire On The Water, also on Saturday (7/19). Meisha and John also gave a rundown of a bunch of other events all over the area this weekend.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:27:25 +0000 John Wells & Mike & Meisha Lawson 16138 at http://kpcw.org Mountain Summer - July 18, 2014 Cool Science Radio - July 17, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/cool-science-radio-july-17-2014 <p>Author Rebecca Coffee joined John (Wells) and Beth (Fratkin) to talk about stress and her recent article for Discover Magazine, <em>20 Things You Didn't Know About Stress</em>. National Geographic Host Jason Silva then joined the show to talk about NatGeo's <em>Expedition Granted</em>. Jason is the host of NatGeo's <em>Brain Games</em>.</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:43:56 +0000 John Wells, Beth Fratkin & Lynn Ware Peek & Mike 16085 at http://kpcw.org Cool Science Radio - July 17, 2014 Mountain Summer - July 11, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/mountain-summer-july-11-2014 <p>On the premiere of KPCW's Mountain Summer, hosts John Wells and Peggy Veverka were joined by station General Manager and President Larry Warren to talk about the show and what's coming up. Ryan (Cray) and Kate (Boyd) from Park Silly Market and Alissa Daly from Republic Services joined the show to talk about "recycle day" which is their theme this Sunday. Travis (English) dropped by to talk about the Summit County Fair and Katy (Wang) joined the show to talk about the Park City Film Series.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:26:58 +0000 John Wells & Mike & Peggy Veverka 15862 at http://kpcw.org Mountain Summer - July 11, 2014 Cool Science Radio - July 10, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/cool-science-radio-july-10-2014 <p>In the first segment of today's show, hosts John Wells and Lynn Ware Peek spoke with Mary Mazzio, Executive Producer of <em>Underwater Dreams</em>. She wrote and directed this documentary about four teenage boys from the desert who built and undersea robot with parts from Home Depot, etc. Dr. Doug Lemon then joined the show to talk about the challenges of "range anxiety", a big issue for users of electric vehicles. Dr. Lemon is a part of USU's Wireless Power Transfer Team.</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:52:11 +0000 John Wells & Lynn Ware Peek & Mike 15816 at http://kpcw.org Cool Science Radio - July 10, 2014 Cool Science Radio - July 3, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/cool-science-radio-july-3-2014 <p>Hosts John Wells and Alex Butwinski spoke with a couple of authors on today's show, including Alex Wright, author of <em>Cataloging The World: Paul Otlet and the Birth of the Information Ag</em>e.&nbsp; John and Alex also spoke with Michael Blastland, co-author of<em> The Norm Chronicles: Stories and Numbers about Danger</em>.</p><p></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:09:10 +0000 John Wells & Alex Butwinski 15540 at http://kpcw.org Cool Science Radio - July 3, 2014 Mountain Money - June 30 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/mountain-money-june-30-2014 <p></p><p>Larry Warren and Doug Wells welcome David Bradford, ex-CEO of Fusion-io and Hirevue, author of <em>Up Your Game: 6 Timeless Principles for Networking Your Way to the Top</em>. Cheleste Devereraux of Lunch Box also dropped by to talk about the services offered at the salon. Larry and John finished up the show with a conversation with Vicki Varela, managing director of Utah Office of Tourism.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:16:13 +0000 Larry Warren & John Wells 15381 at http://kpcw.org Mountain Money - June 30 2014 Cool Science Radio - June 12, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/cool-science-radio-june-12-2014 <p></p><p>John and Lynn have a conversation with Sam Kean, author of "The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness and Recovery. For the second half, Dr. Terence Hines, of Pace University and author of a paper examining Einstein's brain.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:07:11 +0000 John Wells & Lynn Ware Peek 14650 at http://kpcw.org Cool Science Radio - June 12, 2014 The Mountain Life - April 30, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/mountain-life-april-30-2014 <p></p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:37:59 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek & John Wells 12885 at http://kpcw.org The Mountain Life - April 30, 2014 Cool Science Radio - April 10, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/cool-science-radio-april-10-2014 <p></p><p>Lynn and John talk about the Global Precipitation Measurement Core Observatory satellite with Dr. Dalia Kirschbaum of NASA. Part of the mission's goal is to improve forecasting of extreme events that cause natural disasters. This leads to the next guest, Jacob Lowenstern, Scientist in charge of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. Yellowstone National Park sits atop one of the world's largest super-volcanos.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:49:17 +0000 Lynn Ware Peek & John Wells 12076 at http://kpcw.org Cool Science Radio - April 10, 2014 Mountain Money - April 7, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/mountain-money-april-7-2014 <p></p><p>Doug Wells welcomes guest host John Wells today, to talk to Yukari Iwatani Kane, author of "Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs". Mark Baker is a Health Savings Account Specialist for United HealthONE. He goes over the advantages of an HSA. Finally, Eric May, who has recently been appointed as the General Manager of the Blue Boar Inn, in Midway.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:14:43 +0000 Doug Wells & John Wells 11842 at http://kpcw.org Mountain Money - April 7, 2014